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Gwinnett County Domestic Violence Lawyer

What is Domestic Violence?

Under Georgia law, domestic violence is defined as any felony, battery, simple battery, simple assault, assault, stalking, criminal damage to property, unlawful restraint and criminal trespass that occurs between spouses, past spouses, people who are the parents of the same child, parents and their children, stepparents and stepchildren, foster families, people who live together, or people who formerly lived together in the same household.

Domestic violence is not limited to punching or hitting, it can involve sexual abuse, molestation, and spousal rape, psychological, financial, or emotional abuse as well. A person can be a victim of domestic violence without the presence of physical injuries.

Arrested? Contact a Gwinnett County domestic violence attorney from our firm immediately to start protecting your legal rights.

What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence?

If you are being accused of domestic violence, you cannot take these charges lightly, even if you are entirely innocent. In many cases, there are no witnesses to the crime in question. For this reason, it will be crucial to have an attorney who will very meticulously cross-examine the evidence and the testimony of the person accusing you. If you are ultimately convicted of domestic violence, you could face penalties ranging from time in county jail, up to 20 years in state prison. What's more, a conviction for domestic violence can force you to move out of your family home and it can have a significant negative impact on custody and visitation of your children indefinitely.

A Quarter Century of Experience on Your Side

Whenever you are being accused of domestic violence, it is absolutely necessary to enlist the services of a highly competent attorney. At our firm, we have been representing clients for more than 20 years in the Georgia courts. At a time when law enforcement, the prosecution and the judge are more inclined to side with the alleged victim, you are going to need an experienced lawyer fighting in your corner, making sure your side of the story is told loud and clear. We urge you to contact our firm to schedule an initial consultation with a member of our legal team. We care about your future and your family, let us help you defend your legal rights in the criminal process. The sooner we get involved, the better your chances of reaching a favorable outcome in your criminal case.

Contact a Gwinnett County domestic violence lawyer from the firm for the help you need during this difficult time in your life.

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